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Severe Thunderstorm Hits Buck Fire Base Camp

By Jim Purpura. Posted August 16, 2012, 2:59 PM.

The National Weather Service is reporting that 60 mph winds from a severe thunderstorm struck the base camp for the Buck Fire Incident Command this afternoon.

The winds hit at the Command Post at Diamond Valley Lake in Hemet, between 1:40 pm and 2 pm.

Numerous tents were overturned or destroyed, as well as portable restrooms overturned.

We have received no reports of injuries as of 3 pm.

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